How to make Rava Laddu- Ladoo- Laddoo
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Rava Ladoo Recipe

Rava ladoo is a traditional South Indian sweet. This is a popular ladoo prepared almost in every household for all the festivals. Rava ladoo is a simple and easy recipe but still exotic. Rava ladoo is made with roasted rava (sooji), coconut, milk, ghee, sugar and nuts.

Ladoo is a traditional Indian sweet suitable for all occasions and festivals. I made rava laddu with coconut and milk in it. It tastes delicious but these laddus do not have a long self life as we have added milk and coconut to it. I will give you another rava laddu recipe also which does not have milk and coconut in it, so will stay fresh for   more than a couple of weeks. Learn how to make best ever rava laddus at home with this easy recipe.

Rava Ladoo Recipe :


Rava/Semolina/Sooji -1 cup
Grated coconut -3/4 cup
Sugar – 3/4 cup
Cashew nuts – 15
Raisins -15-20
Blanched almonds -10
Cardamom powder -1/4 tsp
Milk -1/4 cup and little more
Ghee – 2 tbsp


  • Heat a tbsp of ghee and roast the rava over low heat till it changes color to light brown and you get a nice smell of roasted rava.
  • Powder sugar and keep it ready.


Step 1:

Heat another tbsp of ghee and fry the raisins, cashew nuts and almonds till raisins puff up and the nuts change color slightly.

Step 2:

Then add grated coconut and roast for a few more minutes.

Step 3:

Then add the roasted rava and mix well. Add sugar, cardamom powder and roast for a few more minutes.

Step 4:

Switch off the flame, add milk little by little and keep mixing it well. If you are able to make ladoos, stop adding milk.

Step 5:

When the heat is bearable, divide mixture into equal parts and make small balls out of it. Sooji ladoos are ready now.  Serve them after atleast one hour.

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